This item is a concise explanation for beginning physics students on how batteries work. It includes a brief history of the battery, the roles of Galvani and Volta in developing an early battery, and diagrams to explain how current flows in a battery. This item is part of a larger online educators guide intended as reference material for high school physics teachers and learners.
%0 Electronic Source %A Baird, Dean %D January 1, 2004 %T PhyzGuide: Batteries and Current %V 2016 %N 25 September 2016 %8 January 1, 2004 %9 application/pdf %U http://phyz.org/phyz/BOP/10-CIRCUITS/G-Batteries_Current.pdf
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